Tera Orb

A Tera Orb (Japanese: テラスタルオーブ Terastal Orb) is a Key Item introduced in Generation IX. It is a Poké Ball-shaped item that allows a Trainer's Pokémon to Terastallize.

Tera Orb
Terastal Orb
Bag Tera Orb SV Sprite.png
Tera Orb
Artwork from Generation IX
Introduced in Generation IX
Generation IX Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items

In the core series games


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Allows the player's Pokémon to Terastallize in battle. After being used, it must be recharged at a Pokémon Center or an unvisited Tera Raid crystal to be used again, except after the first portion of a Titan Pokémon battle, between Pokémon League battles, and after each use inside Area Zero. After completing The Indigo Disk DLC, the orb becomes overcharged with Terapagos's Terastal energy and no longer needs to be recharged between battles.


Games Description
SV An orb that holds within it the power to crystallize. When it is charged with energy, it can be used to cause Pokémon to Terastallize.


Games Method
SV Mesagoza (from Nemona after defeating a Team Star Grunt harassing Penny)



Concept art from Scarlet and Violet

In the anime

Main series

Roy, Liko, and Dot with their Tera Orbs in the anime

Tera Orbs debuted in Nemona and Brassius and…, where Brassius used one to Terastallize his Sudowoodo into a Grass type during his battle against Roy.

In Fly! Wattrel!!, Friede was revealed to own a Tera Orb, which he used to Terastallize his Charizard into a Dark type so it could gain the advantage in a battle against Spinel's Beheeyem and Magneton.

In HZ034, Hamber was revealed to own a Tera Orb, which he used to Terastallize his Dusknoir to power up its Ghost moves during a training battle with Amethio. After their training had concluded, Hamber gave Amethio a Tera Orb of his own.

Amethio was first seen using his Tera Orb in HZ045, where he Terastallized his Ceruledge into a Ghost type while battling against the Black Rayquaza.

In HZ046, Liko, Roy, and Dot received a Tera Orb each from Geeta upon enrolling in Naranja Academy.

Liko first used her Tera Orb in HZ047, Terastallizing her Floragato to power up her Magical Leaf during a battle with Katy, who also used her Tera Orb to Terastallize her Teddiursa into a Bug type.


Pokémon: Paldean Winds

A Tera Orb first appeared in Breathe Out, belonging to Nemona. In the next episode, Aliquis was also revealed to own a Tera Orb, and both Trainers recurred to Terastallization during their rematch.

In the manga

Pokémon Adventures

Scarlet & Violet arc

Tera Orbs debuted in PASV01, where Nemona used one to Terastallize her Pawmi into an Electric type, while Scarlet used her own Tera Orb to Terastallize her Pikachu into a Flying type.

In PASV05, Violet received his own Tera Orb from Clive during his raid of the Segin Squad's Base, using it to Terastallize his Nymble so that its powered-up Bug Bite could defeat the Segin Starmobile.



  • The crystals found within Tera Orbs bear a striking resemblance to Terapagos in its slumbering state.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 太晶珠 Taaijīng Jyū
Mandarin 太晶珠 Tàijīng Zhū
  French Orbe Téracristal
  German Terakristall-Orb
  Italian Terasfera
  Korean 테라스탈오브 Terastal Orb
  Portuguese Terasfera
  Spanish Orbe Teracristal

See also

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